1937-53 British Commonwealth KGVI album by Stanley Gibbons with spaces for all standard issues, Postage Dues, Express & Airmails, 1968 edition with interleaves. Used with hinge marks or original contents. sl markings to front cover, pgs fresh & clean. Retail for less attractive reprint is $500.
Stamps & Covers Public Auction 350
By: Status International
Status International Stamps & Covers Public Auction 350
Status International - Sale 350 - May 30th, 2019.
Auction 350 has 3,492 lots, catering for all types of collectors & dealers - from bulk accumulations and intact collections to desirable single items. This auction offers a huge range of material, with special emphasis on lotting stamps to cater for collectors with varying types of interests and budgets. Items range from $30 to $60,000 so there's something for everybody. This auction offers strong representation of Australia & Colonies, strong British Empire material of all areas & periods, as well as General Foreign including small and large collections. There are over 300 lots of Australian Collections (Lots 64-417) and almost 800 lots of World collections (Lots 418-977).
Following on there is almost 800 lots of Australia which consist of singles, sets and covers including Australian colonies (Lots 1094-1843). The Australian lots cover all periods, from the Kangaroo issues up to Decimal and contains numerous number of mint & used £1 & £2 top values - this includes a Third Watermark £2 Grey-black & crimson, unlisted variety 'break in shading line below LI of Australia'. Superb M, deep colours & excellent centring. SG 45 cat £5000. ACSC 56B cat $7500. Rare, excellent condition top value & certificate can be obtained on request. (Lot 1209).
There are over 1,600 lots of World stamps, covers and single country collections (Lots 1844-3492) with the British Empire well represented, highlighted by a Ceylon 1912-25 KGV 500R dull green, wmk mult crown CA. Superb fresh MLH, nice original gum, beautiful colour & perfect centring. SG 322 cat £8500+. Extremely rare so nice & definitely one of the best quality examples of this high denomination rarity in existence. Exp Bloch, while new certificate can be obtained on request (Lot 2046).
Numerous other European and Asian rarities Including China and India.